Raiola says Donnarumma was threatened by AC Milan
Mino Raiola, agent of Gianluigi Donnarumma, says that the goalkeeper is not for financial reasons, but because of threats and refuses his contract with AC Milan to renew.
“The situation was too hostile and violent”, says Raiola on a special by him convened press conference at his home in Monaco. “We saw no other way out than to refrain from extending the contract.”
According to Raiola was not only the goalkeeper, but also his environment is threatened. “The family of Donnarumma was also threatened. They threatened him with a place on the grandstand, but there were also death threats. In such a way you can make a player not to keep.”
Since the 18-year-old goalkeeper last week announced that he will be in mid-2018 expiring commitment is not going to extend, he gets the wrath of the Milan-supporters on sight. Sunday there was at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS-competition of Young Italy against Young Denmark a banner with ‘Dollarrumma’ behind his goal in the stadium in the Polish city of Kraków. The game even had to be shut down because of fake notes and money in the in-goal of the Italian goalkeeper of AC Milan were thrown.
According to Raiola, the four-time Italian international, however, is not totally out on financial gain. “It’s not about money. Gianluigi also had no doubt about that. He wanted to bijtekenen. But then came the threats. He told me that the negotiations would not continue with people that him and his family insult.”
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AC Milan director Marco Fassone has responded in Italian media already on the allegations of the Italian club. “There are no threats, says Fassone, who also said that coach Vincenzo Montella, the goalkeeper may just be preparing. “I Was about Montella Donnarumma just in the base. The trainer will decide.”
However, it acknowledges Fassone also that Milan already in progress with the follow-up of Donnarumma, who in the interest of Real Madrid and Juventus.
“We can’t rely on a goalie with an expiring contract. In addition, he sits with his head maybe at a different club. We have a keeper that need to be physically and mentally top.”
Incidentally, denies Raiola that he, on behalf Donnarumma has spoken with other clubs. “We have no contact with other clubs, let alone an agreement.”
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